Follow in the footsteps of thousands of pilgrims on the centuries-old Camino da Costa, a stunning coastal route of the Camino de Santiago (or Portuguese Way). Take a once-in-a-lifetime 15-day small-group (max. 16 travellers) walking tour from the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Porto, Portugal along the stunning Atlantic Ocean to the ancient splendour of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, a city imbued with rich history and the resting place of St. James.
The Camino da Costa is an alternative to the popular central route of the Camino de Santiago and offers a unique insight with stunning coastal scenery. Long-gone centuries live on in Camino da Costa’s 250km of well-trodden walking trails, dotted with arcaded streets, magnificent architecture, historic ruins and unique seaside villages. Discover the wild Atlantic coastal beauty and sandy beaches of Northern Portugal and Southern Galicia, taste delicious seafood and wine, stay in traditional fishing villages and take time to reflect on years of history.
Your unforgettable walking tour includes 14 nights of accommodation, including 12 nights in selected family-run hotels and pensiones (guesthouses) with private ensuites and one night in a hotel at the beginning and end of your tour, daily breakfast and 10 three-course dining experiences with local wine. Walk uninhibited with daily luggage transfer to your next destination, a Pilgrim’s passport to collect stamps throughout, the services of an expert, English-speaking walking guide, a Compostela certificate from Santiago de Compostela upon completion, and countless once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
**The French Way**: To see a different side of this iconic trail’s beauty, you could join the 16-day walking tour of the popular [Camino Francés or French Way,](https://luxuryescapes.com/au/offer/null/0062y000002zUzNAAU) dotted with beautiful cities and charming towns, interspersed with stunning landscapes, including vineyards and rugged mountains.
**2021 Holy Year departures available:** Experience this iconic walk during the 2021 'Camino Holy Year', an event that only happens a handful of times per century and sees the cities along the Camino path come to life with festivals celebrating the feast of St. James.
**Your journey takes you to: Porto — Póvoa de Varzim — Esposende — Viana do Castelo — Âncora — A Guarda — Oia — Baiona — Vigo — Arcade — Pontevedra — Caldas de Reis — Padrón — Santiago de Compostela.**
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